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Are you ready for these Internet security threats?

(Linda Musthaler & Brian Musthaler, NetworkWorld) Symantec has published its annual in-depth threat report and recommendations on how to improve enterprise security.

Based on multiple sources, the report presents an in-depth view of what threats exist on the Internet today, and what the trends are over a span of years. For example:
  1. There continue to be many targeted attacks on enterprise organizations.
  2. Web-based attacks are still common, and they are the primary means to install malicious code on computers.
  3. More than 240 million distinct new malicious programs.
  4. Executable file sharing has become the primary means of transmission of infections, especially for viruses and worms.
  5. Botnets are responsible for distributing 85% of spam.[...]

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